Big Kids: Co - Parenting, We're Doing It For The Kids

This Glorious Mess

Big Kids: Co - Parenting, We're Doing It For The Kids

Welcome to This Glorious Mess Big Kids. A twice-weekly look at parenting as it really is. Confusing, exhausting, inspiring, funny, and full of surprises. So many surprises.

Is there a key to building a good relationship with your co-parent? Or is it something that gets easier over time? 

Unfortunately, co-parenting is really tricky. There's no book on this stuff and not really much information out there into what doing it 'right' actually looks like. So on this episode, we bring in an expert, Dr Priscillia Dunk West, sociologist and social worker to help with our listener dilemma:

 'my kids (11 and 7) are home alone awaiting my ex-husband/his partner to get home from work ... I'm feeling very challenged by the new situation'  


You can listen to our podcast, The Split now! 

If you're looking for the relevant state and territory guidelines for leaving children home alone, you can find them on 


Hosts: Holly Wainwright & Andrew Daddo

Guest: Dr Priscillia Dunk West

Producer: Mikayla Floriano


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